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Thread: :: He3 fusion power / Lunar Helium
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>  >From an Arocket  post
>
>>>  So far we haven't got He3 contained fusion, or indeed any
>>>  form of contained sustained fusion, and He3 is several
>>>  steps
>>>  up the hardness ladder from what we will see initially
>>>  with
>>>  contained controlled fusion.
>
>>  Why?  Specifically, why is fusing He-3 with H-2 any harder
>>  than fusing H-3
>  > with H-2?
>

Fusion in general is "hard". Nature can do it with large masses and
the assistance of gravity working for free. It doesn't seem to scale
down very well to our levels. IMHO I don't think it will.

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